A good place to start for those of us who want to know about dogme.
Month: April 2013
Pronunciation Teaching: 11 quick multi-sensory techniques – Evolutions
Here’s an extremely interesting post on teaching pronunciation. Thanks as always to Tom Randolph for this.
Learning English – News English Extra – News Words: News jargon
Here is a listening lesson from the BBC’s classic learning English website on the use of jargon in the news. Both the listening text and the worksheets are downloadable.
4 Benefits To Cloud-Based Learning
American Dialects : Dialect map of American English
My pet subject is linguistics, so I love reading about dialects and accents. Here’s a great resource on American dialects.
Understanding personal learning networks: Their structure, content and the networking skills needed to optimally use them | Rajagopal | First Monday
This is a very thorough and useful article on personal learning networks.
The Flipped Classroom: Turning the Traditional Classroom on its Head
A clear explanation of a very interesting phenomenon – the flipped classroom, a possible way of freeing up classroom time for more practical, communicative activities.
Nik’s Daily English Activities: Learning Phrases and Phrasal Verbs
Here’s a way of motivating particularly teenage students and young adults to study phrasal verbs a little more, using two websites. As always, many thanks to Nik Peachey for sharing this activity.
Critical thinking questioning skills « elteachertrainer
One of the skills which as teachers we should be working hard to develop in our students is critical thinking (for a critical thinking lesson plan of mine, click here). In this article, John Hughes (elteachertrainer) explains how to develop questioning skills based on critical thinking in the classroom.
Marisa Constantinides – TEFL Matters – Defragmenting Foreign Language Learning (TESOL Greece 2013)
Here is a link to Marisa Constantinides’s report on her extremely interesting talk ‘Defragmenting foreign language learning’, given at TESOL Greece this year: